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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hlaða, from Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną (to load).

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hlaða (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative hlóð, third-person plural past indicative hlóðu, supine hlaðið)

  1. (transitive, with dative) to pile, to stack
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to load, to lade (a gun, a car, a ship)
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to charge an electronic device
    Ertu búinn að hlaða símann?
    Did you charge the phone?
    hlaða rafgeymi.
    To charge a battery.
  4. (transitive, with accusative) to build with stones or bricks
    Ég er að hlaða vegg.
    I am building a wall.
  5. (impersonal, of snow) to fall
    Það hleður niður snjó.
    It's snowing heavily.
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NounEdit

hlaða f (genitive singular hlöðu, nominative plural hlöður)

  1. barn
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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hlaþaną (to load), from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂- (to put, lay out).

VerbEdit

hlaða (singular past indicative hlóð, plural past indicative hlóðu, past participle hlaðit)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to load, to lade
    • hlóðu skipit með hveiti
      they loaded the ship with wheat
  2. (transitive, with dative) to pile, to stack
    • kistur hlaðnar af gulli
      chests loaded with gold
  3. (transitive, with accusative) to build something by putting one thing on top of another
  4. (transitive, with dative) to fell, to lay prostrate
    • gátu þeir hlaðit honum um síðir ok bundu hann
      (please add an English translation of this usage example)
  5. (transitive, with dative) to slay
    • bera vápn á Finnana ok fá hlaðit þeim
      bear arms against the Finns and slay them
  6. (intransitive, reflexive) to throng, to crowd.
    • vér viljum eigi, at fjǫlmenni hlaðist at, er vér erum afklæddir
      we don't want anyone thronging to see us naked

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Noun 1Edit

hlaða f (genitive hlǫðu)

  1. a storehouse, barn; a place in where something is laid, put, or stacked.

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Noun 2Edit

hlaða

  1. accusative singular indefinite of hlaði
  2. dative singular indefinite of hlaði
  3. genitive singular indefinite of hlaði
  4. accusative plural indefinite of hlaði
  5. genitive plural indefinite of hlaði

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